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​Applying for College

 Before you can attend the college of your dreams, you must first get through the college application process. Applying may seem daunting, but these helpful sites will provide you with a working knowledge of application processes for a mulitude of schools, as well as excellent tips for making your application stand out!

  • US News: Applying 101
  • From dealing with admissions, the college wait list, and other milestones, this site contains the tips and tools that can help you throughout the process of applying to college.

  • Apply to California Community Colleges
  • With over 100 colleges throughout the state, the California Community College system is a great way to earn a degree. Follow this link to find out more information.

  • University of California​
  • Long heralded as some of the best and most competitive schools in the nation, the UC system offers a wide range of opportunities in many fields of study. Access all of the UC application information here.